Chevet Park and Newmillerdam, Wakefield 781

Wakefield, England, West Yorkshire

Brief Description

A landscape park and lake, associated with a country house dating from 1529 (now demolished). Newmillerdam, which has been a public park since 1956, occupies about 95 hectares and lies adjacent to Chevet Park (part of which is still in private ownership).

Visitor Facilities

Public park
Features

Style

  • English Landscape Garden
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Public park
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Crigglestone
History

Period

  • Late 18th Century